Leaf Shuppan Declares Bankruptcy

On April 9th, Japanese yaoi publisher Leaf Shuppan posted an official statement on its homepage announcing that it has filed for bankruptcy on the 9th of April.

Icarus Blog has more information on the bankruptcy:

Yuuhi Publishing, described as a "major publisher of BL novels," has fired off its entire staff without warning...

*Yuuhi publishes BL novels under the imprints "Leaf" and "Ai."

Source: Shinbunka

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And just a few days ago

And just a few days ago (April 5) they released 2 light novels under their shounen label ZIGZAG Novels.

Their site for the ZIGZAG Novels label has the same statement in it:

1-2 light novels were published under this label each month. its pretty sad :( to see another light novel label dying >.<